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Hotel Barkly

3.5 of 5 Small Hotel   |   109 Barkly Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3182, Australia
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Ranked #15 of 28 Melbourne B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I checked up on availablity on the net re the dorm rooms & then was told"it's only for overseas backpackers",despite displaying current vacancies.Also,the hotel room I'd stayed in was priced cheaper than what I paid even though it was meant to be the same"flat rate".It was nice & clean,but the fact that I felt the service was deceiptive.The breakfast provided... More

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MissB109, Front Office Manager at Hotel Barkly, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. You have stayed with us for a number of times now and I am sorry to hear that you find us unsatisfactory. Our breakfast we provide is for our backpacker guests as it is really basic, of course hotel guests are welcome to join but we do not advertise it... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Booked one night through lastminute.com.au - was not aware that this hotel is also a pub & a club! The club entrance is the same as the hotel. Tried to enter the hotel after my event and was asked for ID!!! Got to my room at 11pm only to realize that there must of been a dance floor above my... More

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MissB109, Front Office Manager at Hotel Barkly, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to leave a review and all of your comments have been taken on board. We do clearly state on all of our booking sites that during the weekends and public holiday eves that our rooftop bar is open and elevated noise levels are to be expected in the rooms. My apologies that you had difficulty... More

Albury, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014 via mobile

Loved the place and the staff but I was a real let down that i paid for a suite and there was no hot water for 2 days and to boil the kettle so I could get a wash with warm water ! But defo would stay again !

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MissB109, Front Office Manager at Hotel Barkly, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. I offer my sincerest apologies about not having water during your stay, unfortunately our whole system broke down due to the bad storm that weekend but we worked round the clock to get this fixed. We hope to see you again soon. Regards, Management. More

Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

Really nice Hotel rooms Spacious, very clean and modern interrior. Only bad thing was that they had a party going on one level above the Hotel room and it only got quite after 2 am. But we were advised of this before checking in. Another bonus was the amazing view over St.Kilda and the massive TV. The receptionist was awesome... More

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MissB109, Front Office Manager at Hotel Barkly, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review for your stay. We do advise guests of the noise from the nightclub over the weekends as elevated noise levels are to be expected. It is great to hear that you had a good view of St Kilda and got to experience all we have to offer. More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014 via mobile

I have stayed in hotel Barkly for 2/3 months now and have loved every bit of it. Everyone that stays here are all so nice and down to earth like most bag packers should be . I found the staff to be very good and very helpful when things haven't gone as planed they are right on top of it... More

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MissB109, Front Office Manager at Hotel Barkly, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review of our Backpackers St Kilda Beach House located within Hotel Barkly. It is great to hear that you really enjoyed your stay with us especially as you have stayed long term. We welcome all long term and short guests in our backpackers and we feel like we have great deals all throughout the seasons. More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

Just to sleep, not very clean and poor breakfast. The price is medium and it is not suitable for the offered service. It's near st Kilda beach, near tram stop and akland st. It's in a good place, well frequented by guys from all countries......

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MissB109, Front Office Manager at Hotel Barkly, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and comments. You stayed with us in our backpackers St Kilda Beach House @ Hotel Barkly. The rooms are cleaned daily, the ktichen twice daily and both of which get a weekly deep detailed clean. We offer free breakfast daily and are also proud of the fact that we are an international hostel only. More

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

Have only been in a few hostels so can't really compare but found this place to be easy to reach from the downtown and a quick walk to the beach. Room was clean and the AC worked well (thankfully!). Didn't use the kitchen but ate at the bar downstairs; the $5 pizza was good and other folks' food looked good... More

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MissB109, Front Office Manager at Hotel Barkly, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and comments. It is great to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us at our backpackers St Kilda Beach House @ Hotel Barkly. Due to the bar on our rooftop which is situated above the hotel level noise does travel down through to the rooms - but all of our guests are made aware... More

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17 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

I have been to the Hotel Barkly, but only at the pub downstairs. Food and drink are really cheap and nice. The staff is friendly. I never have been a guest of the Hostel upstairs, but i think it could be a really good place where to stay. The location is really good, only 5 minutes to the beach and... More

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MissB109, Front Office Manager at Hotel Barkly, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and comments. We are pleased that you enjoy visiting our bar - we hope to see you again soon. More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013 via mobile

I like it better than base x cause its chilled out. The mattresses and pillows are legit. The kitchen is functional although it gets a bit haggard over the hours. Lighting is no good but that's hardly a complaint really. Overall good experience.

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MissB109, Front Office Manager at Hotel Barkly, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and comments for our backpackers St Kilda Beach House @ Hotel Barkly. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us - we are working on updating the lighting in all the rooms. More

Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

The Hotel Barkly is in great location just a few minutes walk form the beach and a tram ride form the CBD. The place itself is clean and tidy also the staff are friendly and eager to help, down stairs there is bar with regular entertainment.

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MissB109, Front Office Manager at Hotel Barkly, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and comments, we are pleased you enjoyed your stay. More

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Address: 109 Barkly Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3182, Australia
Location: Australia > Victoria > Melbourne
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Barkly 3.5*
Number of rooms: 31
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